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[movies]Tsetse fly off cuts - Wellcome Library
This short film contains close-up extracts of the tsetse fly extracting blood from a human arm, as well as close-ups of the fly after the blood has been extracted. 1 segment.
Keywords: Tsetse Flies; Tropical Medicine; Tsetse flies; Tropical medicine; Tsetse Flies; Tropical Medicine; Tropical medicine
Downloads: 75
[movies]Sir Robert Jones - Wellcome Library
Prof. Bryan McFarlane and Sir Harry Platt hold a conversation about Sir Robert Jones, the pioneering orthopaedic surgeon. 3 segments.
Keywords: Medicine -- History; Orthopedics; Medical sciences; Medicine -- History; Orthopedics; Doctors
Downloads: 77 4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars(2 reviews)
[movies]Pinning mosquitoes - Wellcome Library
The film shows how mosquitoes should be pinned, how to mount and label pinned insects for permanent display, and how to pack them for dispatch through the post. 1 segment.
Keywords: Culicidae; Tropical Medicine; Insects; Tropical diseases; Culicidae; Tropical Medicine; Tropical medicine
Downloads: 136
[movies]RAF Mae West - Wellcome Library
This is a clinical film showing experiments on an anaesthetised male subject in order to test the 'righting behaviour' of five different life jackets / buoyancy aids (including a German model) in a swimming pool. The experiments took place during WWII. The models are preceeded with intertitles with the relevant model details: RAF Mae West, USAAF Life Waistcoat, BOT Victory Lifebelt, Morner Life Bag, German kapok life waistcoat with chin support...
Keywords: Medicine, Military; Anesthesia; Human Experimentation; Accidents; Warfare; Medicine, Military; Anesthesia; Human Experimentation; Medicine
Downloads: 610
[movies]The rash in Gambian sleeping sickness - Wellcome Library
Professor F. Murgatroyd, formerly of the Hospital for Tropical Diseases, London, presents two case-histories of patients exhibiting the rash symptomatic of Gambian trypanosomiasis, or sleeping sickness. 1 segment.
Keywords: Trypanosomiasis, African; Tropical Medicine; Tropical diseases; Trypanosomiasis, African; Tropical Medicine; Tropical medicine. Medical
Downloads: 87
[movies]X-ray studies of the joint movements - Wellcome Library
This film illustrates the scope and value of this form of x-ray examination, especially in case records. The film comprises of a series of x-ray sequences showing movement of the fingers and thumbs, wrists, elbows, shoulders, knees, ankles and feet. 2 segments.
Keywords: Medicine -- History; Radiography; Cineradiography -- history; Medical Science; Medical equipment; Medicine -- History; Radiography; Cineradiography -- history; Medicine
Downloads: 1,206
[movies]On leprosy - Wellcome Library
The Library of the Wellcome Institute for the History of Medicine, London, contains many rare and beautiful books, some of them very fragile. One of them, Om Spedalskhed (On Leprosy), by D.C. Danielssen and C.W. Boeck, published in Bergen, Norway, in 1847, contains a series of superb coloured plates of the clinical pathology of leprosy as seen in patients in the leper hospital, Bergen. This video presents a selection of these plates to demonstrate the potential of videotape for making rare and f...
Keywords: Tropical Medicine; Leprosy -- pathology; History of Medicine; Leprosy; Medical sciences; Leprosy; Infectious diseases; Tropical diseases; Tropical Medicine; Leprosy -- pathology; History of Medicine; Leprosy; History of medicine
Downloads: 228
[movies]The Gambian case - Wellcome Library
A dramatic historical reconstruction of the discovery in 1901 by Drs Michael Forde, a colonial medical officer at Bathurst in the Gambia, and Joseph Everett Dutton (Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine) of trypanosome parasites in the blood of an Irish sailor suffering from the early stages of African sleeping sickness. This was the first time that trypanosomes had been detected in the blood of a European, and helped to dispel the belief that the disease only affected Africans...
Keywords: Tropical Medicine; Trypanosomiasis, African -- diagnosis; Gambia; Tropical Medicine; Trypanosomiasis, African -- diagnosis; Epidemiology; Medical Sciences; Tropical Medicine; Trypanosomiasis, African -- diagnosis; Tropical Medicine; Trypanosomiasis, African -- diagnosis; History of medicine
Downloads: 71
[movies]The sleep of death - Wellcome Library
A lavish historical dramatisation of some of the key figures and events involved in the discovery of the cause of African sleeping sickness around the turn of the century, as seen through the eyes of Sir Patrick Manson (1844-1922), founder of the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, and Dr. Louis Sambon (1865-1931). The film includes material from both 'The Gambian Case' and 'Entebbe Encounter' and was awarded a silver medal at the New York International Film and TV Festival in 1990...
Keywords: Tropical Medicine; Trypanosomiasis, African; Gambia; Tropical diseases; Parasites; Medical sciences; Tropical Medicine; Trypanosomiasis, African; History of Medicine
Downloads: 575
[movies]Operation for abdominal cryptorchid - Wellcome Library
Shows preparation of a colt for operation to remove a testicle. Exploration of inguinal canals abdomen opened and testicles removed. 3 segments.
Keywords: General Surgery; Veterinary Medicine; Horses; Cryptorchidism; Testis; Veterinary medicine; Surgery; General Surgery; Veterinary Medicine; Horses; Cryptorchidism; Testis; Surgeons
Downloads: 173
[movies]The Zululand mystery - Wellcome Library
A historical reconstruction of Dr. (later Sir) David Bruce's discovery in 1894 that trypanosome parasites were responsible both for a severe outbreak of cattle wasting disease (ngana) and for the 'fly disease' which was killing the horses of European big game hunters in Zululand. Both conditions were due to infection by trypanosomes transmitted from local game animals to cattle and horses by the bite of the tsetse fly...
Keywords: Trypanosomiasis, African; Tropical Medicine; Tsetse Flies; Tropical diseases; Medical sciences; Trypanosomiasis, African; Tropical Medicine; Tsetse Flies; Tropical medicine
Downloads: 78
[movies]A way with warbles - Wellcome Library
Describes the life-cycle of the warble fly, an economically damaging parasite of cattle, and the use of systemic insecticides and other methods of controlling it. 2 segments.
Keywords: Cattle -- parasitology; Parasites -- in animals; Veterinary Medicine; Medical sciences; Cattle -- parasitology; Parasites -- in animals; Veterinary Medicine; Veterinary medicine
Downloads: 88
[movies]Lamb dysentery - Wellcome Library
The incidence of the disease, its cause and how it is contacted are described. The symptoms are demonstrated but diagnosis in the field can only be confirmed in the laboratory. Preventive measures are vaccination of the ewe before lambing or inoculation of the new-born lamb. 1 segment.
Keywords: Veterinary Medicine; Lambs -- Diseases; Dysentery; Animals; Sheep Diseases; Medical sciences; Veterinary Medicine; Lambs -- Diseases; Dysentery; Animals; Sheep Diseases; Veterinary medicine
Downloads: 159
[movies]A day at Gebel Moya, season 1912-13 - Wellcome Library
Scenes of everyday life, archaeological digging and communal sports and recreation at Gebel (or Jebel) Moya, an archaeological site in the Sudan, excavated by Sir Henry Wellcome between 1911 and 1914 as a public works project. Includes scenes of Sir Henry bicycling surrounded by Sudanese children, inspecting the excavations and consulting with archaeologists and officials. 2 segments.
Keywords: Archaeology; History of Medicine; Archaeology; Sudan; Archaeology; History of Medicine; Medical
Downloads: 229
[movies]The dissection of a mosquito for malaria parasite - Wellcome Library
A detailed cinematographic record of the classic laboratory technique for dissecting a mosquito to detect malaria parasites. The film describes the oocyst and sporozoite phases of the life-cycle of the malaria parasite within the mosquito before demonstrating how the mosquito's salivary glands are pressed out and prepared for examination so that sporozoites can be identified, and the way in which the stomach is removed and the oocysts are detected...
Keywords: Malaria; Tropical Medicine; Dissection; Tropical diseases; Malaria; Malaria; Tropical Medicine; Dissection; Dissection; Medical
Downloads: 355
[movies]Talk about insulin - Wellcome Library
Dr Liston interviews two specialists of the day Prof. Charles H. Best of Toronto and Dr. R. D. Lawrence of London. Prof. Best discovered insulin alongside Dr. Frederick Banting, and Dr. Lawrence was one of the first diabetics to receive insulin. He went on to research diabetes and insulin in his medical career. 2 segments.
Keywords: Diabetes; Medicine -- History; Insulin; Medical sciences; Diabetes; Medicine -- History; Insulin; Doctors
Downloads: 88
[movies]Control of bleeding - Wellcome Library
This black and white, silent film shows the movements of blood circulation and demonstrates pictorially how a haemorrhage can be brought under control by pressure over the wound and pressure points. 2 segments.
Keywords: Emergency Medicine; Hemorrhage; Blood; Medical sciences; Emergency Medicine; Hemorrhage; Blood; Medical students
Downloads: 180
[movies]The development of endotracheal anaesthesia - Wellcome Library
Sir Ivan Magill discusses endotracheal anaesthesia with Dr. Cyril Scurr. Sir Ivan describes why he decided to devote himself to anaesthetics and how he began to develop this particular technique. 2 segments.
Keywords: Medicine -- History; Anesthesia; Medical sciences; Medicine -- History; Anesthesia; Health care personnel
Downloads: 88
[movies]Foxgloves in medicine - Wellcome Library
After briefly outlining the work of William Withering (1741-1799) and Sir James Mackenzie (1853-1925) on the use of digitalis in the treatment of heart disease, the film describes the chemical composition and medicinal properties of the crystalline glycosides found in the leaves of the common foxglove (Digitalis purpurea), and shows how digoxin is extracted from the leaves of the white Danubian foxglove (Digitalis Lanata)...
Keywords: Medicine -- History; Heart Diseases -- drug therapy; UK; Medical sciences; Medicine -- History; Heart Diseases -- drug therapy; Medical
Downloads: 183
[movies]Stone age tools : prehistoric stoneworking techniques - Wellcome Library
A demonstration by M. Leon Coutier, archaeologist and former President of the Societe Prehistorique Francaise, of his technique for making replicas of Palaeolithic tools and weapons, including hand-axes, scrapers, gravers and flint arrowheads. Filmed at the former Institute of Archaeology, Regent's Park, London in June 1947. An important archeological record. 2 segments.
Keywords: Medicine -- History; Archaeology -- history; Medical Science; Medicine -- History; Archaeology -- history; Medical
Downloads: 762
[movies]Life history of a mosquito - Wellcome Library
Life cycle of Aedes Aegypti. Microphotography of eggs. Larva, pupa and then adult mosquito emerging. Female and male breeding. 3 segments.
Keywords: Tropical Medicine; Culicidae; Insects; Tropical diseases; Tropical Medicine; Culicidae; Medical students
Downloads: 996
[movies]The romance of orthopaedic development - Wellcome Library
Sir Henry (or Harry) Platt talks to Dr R. Prosper Liston, Chairman of the BMA Film Committee, about his career spanning orthopaedic and casualty surgery and reviews the progress made. 2 segments.
Keywords: Medicine -- History; Fractures -- history; Orthopedics; Medical sciences; Medicine -- History; Fractures -- history; Orthopedics; Doctors
Downloads: 60
[movies]The swirling safeguard : a study of insecticidal fogging techniques - Wellcome Library
Shows the principles and practice of insecticidal fogging in urban settings in Europe, Africa and the Middle East. Partly filmed in Abu Dhabi and Sudan. 2 segments.
Keywords: Tropical Medicine; Parasitology; Insecticides; Pest Control; Tropical diseases; Medical sciences; Parasitology; Pest control; Pesticides; Tropical Medicine; Parasitology; Insecticides; Pest Control; Tropical medicine
Downloads: 84
[movies]Tsetse fly control - Wellcome Library
One way of reducing the menace of African trypanosomiasis to both man and animals is to control the tsetse fly vector. This video describes a number of experiments in the use of odour- baited targets and traps and of insect pheromones and hormones to kill or sterilize tsetse flies in various parts of eastern and southern Africa. Filmed at the former Tsetse Research Laboratories, Langford, Bristol and Lake Kariba, Zimbabwe...
Keywords: Trypanosomiasis, African -- prevention & control; Tropical Medicine; Tsetse Flies; Tropical diseases; Tsetse flies; Trypanosomiasis, African -- prevention & control; Tropical Medicine; Tsetse Flies; Tropical medicine
Downloads: 110
[movies]Entebbe encounter - Wellcome Library
In 1901, an outbreak of sleeping sickness in Uganda rapidly assumed epidemic proportions. In the spring of 1902, the Royal Society sent a small scientific commission to Entebbe to investigate the cause of the disease. This film highlights the many scientific and professional problems which beset the commission's work, dramatically reconstructing the circumstances leading up to Dr. (later Sir) Aldo Castellani's (1877-1971) discovery of trypanosomes in the cerebrospinal fluid of sleeping sickness ...
Keywords: Tropical Medicine; Trypanosomiasis, African -- etiology; Trypanosomiasis, African -- cerebrospinal fluid; Uganda; Tropical diseases; Parasites; Medical sciences; Tropical Medicine; Trypanosomiasis, African -- etiology; Trypanosomiasis, African -- cerebrospinal fluid; History of medicine
Downloads: 87
[movies]Schistosomiasis - Wellcome Library
An estimated 200 million people and many more domestic animals throughout the tropical and sub-tropical world suffer from the parasitic disease schistosomiasis (also known as bilharzia), while more than 400 million others are at risk of infection. With the aid of cinemicrography, electron micrographs and graphics, this video gives a highly detailed account of each stage in the life-cycle of 'Schistosoma mansoni', one of the five principal species of schistosome and shows how certain characterist...
Keywords: Schistosomicides; Schistosoma mansoni; Schistosomiasis -- prevention & control; Tropical Medicine; Parasites; Tropical diseases; Infectious diseases; Medical sciences; Schistosomicides; Schistosoma mansoni; Schistosomiasis -- prevention & control; Tropical Medicine; Parasites; Tropical medicine
Downloads: 1,204
[movies]A system for all seasons - Wellcome Library
This film is about the immunisation of sheep against clostridial diseases caused by germs of the clostridia family. The way in which antisera and vaccines work is described, and in particular, the drug Covexin is discussed. 2 segments.
Keywords: Bacterial Toxins -- in animals; Tetanus Toxin -- immunology; Sheep; Veterinary Medicine; Animal Diseases; Clostridium Infections -- veterinary; Bacteria; Animal diseases; Veterinary medicine; Bacterial Toxins -- in animals; Tetanus Toxin -- immunology; Sheep; Veterinary Medicine; Animal Diseases; Clostridium Infections -- veterinary; Veterinary medicine
Downloads: 59
[movies]Ergot : the story of a parasitic fungus - Wellcome Library
A comprehensive survey of the natural, medical and social history, commercial production and obstetric use of ergot and its derivative ergometrine. Includes a detailed description of the life-cycle of the fungus, live action footage of the use of ergometrine in the Department of Obstetrics, University College Hospital to expidate delivery in childbirth and Professor Chassar Moir's own account of the discovery of ergometrine in 1935...
Keywords: Medicine -- History; Obstetrics; Ergonovine -- pharmacology; Medical sciences; UK; Maternal and child health; Medicine -- History; Obstetrics; Ergonovine -- pharmacology; Medical
Downloads: 744
[movies]Venomous snakes - medical aspects - Wellcome Library
A general discussion of venomous snakes which, by means of diagrams and pictures of living snakes, describes their classification and characteristics, snake venoms and their effects, and the treatment of snake bites. 2 segments.
Keywords: Snake Venoms -- classification; Tropical Medicine; Antivenins; Snake Bites -- therapy; Snakes; Snakes -- classification; Medical sciences; Reptiles; Snake Venoms -- classification; Tropical Medicine; Antivenins; Snake Bites -- therapy; Snakes; Snakes -- classification; Tropical medicine
Downloads: 499
[movies]The Wellcome Trust in Thailand : malaria, rabies and snakebite - Wellcome Library
Portrays the work of the Wellcome Trust-supported clinical research unit for the study of severe malaria, rabies and snake-bite in the Faculty of Tropical Medicine, Mahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand. Shows clinical studies of intravenous quinine therapy in cases of severe malaria, the use of tissue culture in the production of rabies vaccine and the management of patients bitten by Malayan pit vipers...
Keywords: Snake Venoms; Tropical Medicine; Rabies; Quinine -- administration & dosage; Malaria -- drug therapy; Medical sciences; Snake Venoms; Tropical Medicine; Rabies; Quinine -- administration & dosage; Malaria -- drug therapy; Medical
Downloads: 119
[movies]Blood and respiration - Wellcome Library
Sir Joseph Barcroft (1872-1947) is famous for his research into the effect that altitude has on blood. In the early part of the century he travelled to the mountains of Peru and Tenerife where he studied this subject in depth, providing the basis for his textbook, The Respiratory Function of the Blood (1914). This film shows his classic experiment to demonstrate the Dissociation Curve of the Haemoglobin Oxygen System...
Keywords: Respiratory Physiological Phenomena; Hematology; Respiratory systems; Medical sciences; Respiratory Physiological Phenomena; Hematology; Medicine
Downloads: 331
[movies]Bacillus typhosus (typhoid and cholera bacilli) - Wellcome Library
This film illustrates the movement and agglutination of typhoid (2 mins 30 secs) and then cholera bacilli (2 mins 30 secs). Probably one of the earliest surviving film records of bacteriological research. Some of the footage could be from the Bombay Plague Laboratory (now the Haffkine Institute). A 35mm negative on nitrate film was donated to the Wellcome Library by the Research Defence Society, although the original provenance of the film and its use are unknown...
Keywords: Bacteriology; Research; Typhoid Fever; Cholera; Bacteria; Bacteria; Bacteriology; Bacteriology; Research; Typhoid Fever; Cholera; Bacteria; Medicine
Downloads: 562
[movies]A question of balance - Wellcome Library
Proper feeding is vital to successful livestock control. This film explains the role of nurtition science in ensuring balanced diet, increased animal food production and efficient livestock management in the rearing of cattle, poultry and pigs. 4 segments.
Keywords: Nutrition; Food; Animal Feed; Medical sciences; Animals; Animal nutrition; Nutrition; Food; Animal Feed; Veterinary medicine
Downloads: 115
[movies]The uninvited guest : principles and practice of cattle tick control - Wellcome Library
Describes the life-cycles of various economically important cattle ticks, and their control by dipping and spraying methods. Filmed in Africa, Australia, South America and the United Kingdom. 2 segments.
Keywords: Insecticides; Ticks -- in animals; Cattle; Pest control; Insecticides; Ticks -- in animals; Veterinary medicine
Downloads: 122
[movies]Ventricle stripping operation - Wellcome Library
Operation on a horse to remove the ventricular sac. Steps of operation shown. 3 segments.
Keywords: Cardiovascular Surgical Procedures; Surgery, Veterinary; Horses; Cardiovascular systems; Zoology; Veterinary medicine; Cardiovascular Surgical Procedures; Surgery, Veterinary; Horses; Surgeons
Downloads: 65
[movies]Childbirth as an athletic feat - Wellcome Library
A class of expectant mothers practise ante-natal exercises designed by Kathleen Vaughn at Paddington (LCC Hospital), London. The purpose of each exercise is explained by intertitles prior to the footage. One of the women is a former ballerina in her 34th week of pregnancy - she is frequently singled out to demonstrate the poses and at the end of the film she does a small ballet performance. 2 segments.
Keywords: Antenatal Care -- history; Exercise; Parturition; Pregnancy; Human Reproduction; Antenatal Care -- history; Exercise; Parturition; Health care personnel. History of medicine
Downloads: 251
[movies]Conditioned reflexes and behavior - Wellcome Library
This black and white, silent film, attempts to show the difference between conditioned and unconditioned responses in animals and humans. It begins by enacting Pavlov's experiments on a dog's salivary mechanism. Gradually we are shown how the unconditioned production of saliva at the sight or smell of food can be conditioned to appear at the sight of a flashing light. We also examine a newborn baby's reflexes of sucking and grabbing and see how they become conditioned as it grows older...
Keywords: Pavlov, Ivan Petrovich, 1849-1936; Conditioning (Psychology); Instinct; Salivary Glands; Behaviour; Psychology; Conditioning (Psychology); Instinct; Salivary Glands; Medicine
Downloads: 975
[movies]William Harvey and the circulation of the blood - Wellcome Library
Abbreviated version of the 1971-72 film of the same title but preserving almost all the historical and experimental physiological content of the longer version. Described by Dr. W.F. Bynum (WIHM) as ...one of the best films ever produced on the history of medicine...highly recommended . 5 segments.
Keywords: Harvey, William, 1578-1657; Blood Circulation -- history; Physiology -- history; Human physiology; Blood Circulation -- history; Physiology -- history; Medicine
Downloads: 576
[movies]The Both mechanical respirator - Wellcome Library
This film in two parts shows the mechanism of an artifical respirator (an iron lung) a female patient is shown being placed in the machine and then cared for by nurses (she is fed, groomed and given an enema). The second part starts with instructions as to what to do if there are electrical or mechanical faults in the machinery. 3 segments.
Keywords: Ventilators, Mechanical -- history; Respiration, Artificial; Medical equipment; Respiratory systems; Medical treatment; Ventilators, Mechanical -- history; Respiration, Artificial; Medicine
Downloads: 6,593
[movies]The preparation of diphtheria antitoxin and prophylactics - Wellcome Library
This film shows the stages in the process and testing of diphtheria antitoxin as it happened in 1945. Includes footage of laboratory work and work with horses in which the antibodies were produced as well as showing children receiving a diphtheria vaccination. 6 segments.
Keywords: Diphtheria; Chemistry, Pharmaceutical; Immunization; Diphtheria Antitoxin; Medical sciences; Pharmacology; Diphtheria; Chemistry, Pharmaceutical; Immunization; Diphtheria Antitoxin; Veterinary medicine
Downloads: 224
[movies]William Harvey and the circulation of the blood - Wellcome Library
An updated version of the 1928 film of the same title made by Sir Thomas Lewis and Sir Henry Dale, a film made for the Royal College of Physicians' commemoration of the 300th anniversary of the publication of William Harvey's book on the circulation of the blood. Introduced and narrated by Sir Henry Dale, it portrays the life and works of William Harvey (1578- 1657), with Dr. Len Goodwin, FRS, reading in Harvey's voice from the 1847 English translation of De Motu Cordis (1628)...
Keywords: Harvey, William, 1578-1657; Blood Circulation -- history; Cardiology -- history; Human physiology; Blood Circulation -- history; Cardiology -- history; Medicine
Downloads: 327
[movies]Demonstrations of the H N method of artificial respiration - Wellcome Library
This is a demonstration film showing the method of artificial respiration in cases of drowning. This method is demonstrated on a number of different subjects both male and female. 1 segment.
Keywords: Respiration, Artificial -- history; Rescue Work; Rescue Work -- history; Medical Services; Accidents; Medical treatment; Respiration, Artificial -- history; Rescue Work; Rescue Work -- history; Medicine
Downloads: 520
[movies]William Harvey and the circulation of the blood - Wellcome Library
A completely revised and updated version of the 1957 film of the same title. The two earlier versions of this film (1928 and 1957) were both based on Robert Willis' 1847 translation of Harvey's De Motu Cordis for the Sydenham Society. This version is based directly on Harvey's original text, and corrects a number of minor errors and omissions in the earlier versions, as well as incorporating much new historical research...
Keywords: Harvey, William, 1578-1657; Blood Circulation -- history; Physiology -- history; Cardiology -- history; Human physiology; Blood Circulation -- history; Physiology -- history; Cardiology -- history; Medicine
Downloads: 1,766
[movies]The signs and stages of anaesthesia No 1 - Wellcome Library
A technical film (the first part of a series) apparently aimed at the inexperienced anaesthetist. Most of the film looks at the theory of the stages of anaesthesia using Guedel's chart. This is laboriously annotated with animations to illustrate every reflex present in anaesthesia using the inhalation method. There are four stages of anaesthesia the third stage is when surgery can commence (this is in turn subdivided into planes)...
Keywords: Imperial Chemical Industries, ltd Pharmaceuticals Division; Anesthesia; Anesthesia -- history; Respiration; Medical equipment; Respiratory systems; Medical treatment; Anesthesia; Anesthesia -- history; Respiration; Medicine
Downloads: 2,380 3.00 out of 5 stars3.00 out of 5 stars3.00 out of 5 stars(1 review)
[movies]Mosquitoes and malaria - Wellcome Library
This video demonstrates both the classical dissection technique (demonstrated here by Mr. P.G. Shute and Dr. R.S. Bray in Wellcome-made archive film from 1953) and the modern enzyme-linked immunosorbent method (ELISA) for detecting malaria sporozoites and oocysts in female Anopheles mosquitoes. Although modern immunological techniques are more rapid and efficient, dissection under the microscope is still important in areas where modern methods are not readily available...
Keywords: Malaria; Plasmodium -- isolation & purification; Culicidae; Enzyme-Linked Immunosorbent Assay; Medical sciences; Malaria; Infectious diseases; Tropical diseases; Malaria; Plasmodium -- isolation & purification; Culicidae; Enzyme-Linked Immunosorbent Assay; Tropical medicine
Downloads: 371
[movies]War Neuroses : Netley Hospital,1917 - Wellcome Library
Shows the symptomatology of shell-shock in 18 British other rankers and its treatment by two leading R.A.M.C. neurologists in two British military hospitals towards the end of the First World War. Captions tell us the men's names, rank, medical condition, details of their symptoms and how long it took to complete the cure, which in one case was in two and a half hours. Clinical features shown include a variety of ataxic and hysterical gaits hysterical paralyses, contractures and anaesthesias fac...
Keywords: World War, 1914-1918; Hospitals, Military; Combat Disorders -- rehabilitation; World war; Armed forces; World War, 1914-1918; Hospitals, Military; Combat Disorders -- rehabilitation; Medicine
Downloads: 3,025
[movies]The carbon dioxide absorption technique No 4 - Wellcome Library
A technical film (part of a series) apparently aimed at the inexperienced anaesthetist. This video explains the principles of the carbon dioxide absorption technique and demonstrates the two methods in use: single-phase absorption and closed-circuit or two-phase absorption. Firstly the principle of absorption is illustrated using diagrams. Next the equipment is shown being prepared a canister is shown...
Keywords: Imperial Chemical Industries, ltd Pharmaceuticals Division; Anesthesia, Closed-Circuit -- History; Anesthesia; Anesthesia -- history; Medical equipment; Respiratory systems; Medical treatment; Anesthesia, Closed-Circuit -- History; Anesthesia; Anesthesia -- history; Medicine
Downloads: 697
[movies]Streamline flow in veins - Wellcome Library
This film looks at the medical physics of streamlined and turbulent blood flow in a glass model, and with the help of dye injected into the tributary veins shows streamlined blood flow in the rabbit vena cava and portal venous system. Also discusses in some depth Reynolds' formula for the conditions determining the switch from one type of flow to another. 2 segments.
Keywords: Cardiovascular Physiological Phenomena; Regional Blood Flow; Rabbits; Hemodynamics -- in animals; Medical Sciences; Cardiovascular Physiological Phenomena; Regional Blood Flow; Rabbits; Hemodynamics -- in animals; Medicine
Downloads: 1,263
[movies]Modern sheep dipping - Wellcome Library
A study of the roles of dipping, showering and spraying in the control of sheep skin and fleece parasites, including maggot fly, sheep ked, sheep lice, ticks and mites. 2 segments.
Keywords: Sheep Diseases -- prevention & control; Skin -- in animals; Pest Control; Parasites; Animals; Pest control; Parasitology; Sheep Diseases -- prevention & control; Skin -- in animals; Pest Control; Parasites; Veterinary medicine
Downloads: 150
[movies]Artificial respiration - Wellcome Library
This film demonstrates the many mechanical methods available for artificial respiration with paralysis available to patients in the 1940s . 6 segments.
Keywords: Respiration, Artificial; Ventilators, Mechanical; Ventilators, Mechanical -- history; Medical equipment; Respiratory systems; Medical treatment; Respiration, Artificial; Ventilators, Mechanical; Ventilators, Mechanical -- history; Medicine
Downloads: 656
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